Article by Ken Thompson, 02 Jul 2018
As a Business Simulations facilitator, even though you might have been assured that everything you need is exactly as you asked for it at the venue and the internet is world-class, you need to be prepared when it is not!
That is because any failures will directly reflect on you even if you are not responsible.
In addition, there are also some things which just help you to be look professional and be more effective.
So here is what I carry in my “magic bag of tricks” for every simulation I facilitate:
AND .... if you pack carefully they all fit easily into your laptop case or rucksack!
Ken is a practitioner, author and speaker on Leadership, Collaborative Working, High Performing Teams, Change Management, Project Management and Business Acumen. His work has featured in major publications including The Guardian , Wired Magazine, The Huffington Post and The Henry Ford Magazine. Ken has also spoken at many international events including TEDx, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Learn Tech (London) and NASA.
Ken is Managing Director of Business Simulations Ltd.
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